FAQS

If your tooth feels sensitive and weak, you could be in the initial stages of a shaking tooth. During the initial stages though, it will be difficult for you to identify the exact origin of the tooth weakness and the extent of damage. You will have to visit a dental surgeon to diagnose and receive treatment to rectify your tooth mobility.

Though splinting is one form of treatment for stabilizing shaking teeth, it is not recommended as the sole form of treatment for all loose tooth cases. The mode of treatment selected for tooth mobility depends on several factors ranging from the severity of mobility, the root cause of mobility, the patient’s co-operation towards oral hygiene and the patient’s compliance.

No there isn’t. Treatment modes and results depend on the teeth condition of each patient. However, the treatment will be successful for a reasonable time provided the patient undergoes maintenance therapy periodically as suggested by the doctor.

Sometimes if the condition of the tooth is hopeless and salvaging is not possible, it is best to extract the tooth to avoid further complications of the gum. However, there are situations where the teeth can be fixed while necessary Endo -Periodontal Treatments are carried out to eliminate any active stages of infection.

Fallen teeth can be re-implanted successfully provided the patient reports to the dentist immediately (preferably within 30 minutes) along with fallen tooth safely kept under the tongue or in Saline or milk or even in the tooth socket itself.